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Standard Horizon HX870 6W Floating Handheld VHF Radio w/GPS


  • Everyday use or stored in a ditch bag, Standard Horizon’s 6W HX870 handheld VHF Radio with built in 66-Channel GPS WAAS receiver is designed to perform as needed. A rugged die-cast chassis and a waterproof rating of IPX8 allowing submersion of the radio to 4.92 feet for 30 minutes without causing internal or external damage the HX870 is ready for whatever you throw its way.

    An Oversized 2.3” diagonal display with an E2O (Easy to Operate) Menu the HX 870 can store up to 200 waypoints and 20 routes which can be used to navigate via the compass page and will show SOG, COG, BRG and DST to selected waypoint. A new Group Monitoring (GM) feature will also show the position of up to 9 pre-selected vessels in your area. Class D DSC brings peace of mind while on the water allowing a DSC Distress call to be sent along with your boats position if ever needed.

    Standard Horizon is known for reliability and the HX870 is no exception, backed by an industry leading 3 year waterproof warranty and shipped with a high capacity 1800mAh Li-Ion Battery. Add to that a water activated SOS strobe light meaning that if dropped overboard the radio will turn on if not already on and flash SOS, NOAA Weather with Weather Alert, Programmable Memory and much more.

    • Meets ITU-R M493-13 Class D DSC (Digital Selective Calling)
    • Separate Receiver for CH70 (Receiving DSC Calls)
    • Integrated 66 Channel WAAS GPS receiver
    • Oversized full dot matrix display (1.7” (W) x 1.7” (H) or 2.3” diagonal)
    • Easy to Operate Icon/Menu System
    • Navigate to a DSC Distress Call with Compass Page
    • GM (Group Monitor) using DSC Group Position Call
    • DSC Test Call and Auto DSC Channel Change Selection
    • Automatically poll the GPS position of a ship using DSC
    • Enter, Save, and Navigate to a waypoint with Compass Page
    • MOB (Man Over Board) Function
    • Water Activated Emergency Strobe Light
    • 1W, 2W or 6W Transmit Power options
    • Navigation (LAT/LON, SOG, and COG) information shown on display
    • Submersible IPX8 waterproof rating (1.5M or 4.92 feet for 30 minutes)
    • Noise-canceling Function for both transmit and receive audio
    • All USA/International and Canadian Marine Channels
    • USB Data Port – NMEA Output DSC, DSE, GLL, RMC, GSA, GSV and GGA (9600 baud)
    • NOAA Weather Channel with Weather Alert
    • Programmable Scan, Priority Scan, and Dual and Tri Watch
    • Preset key used to recall up to 10 favorite channels
    • Supplied with a 1800 mAh Li-Ion Battery, 110VAC and 12VDC 3-hour quick chargersAlkaline Battery Tray